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Uncharted: Golden Abyss Only Vita Game Not Cheaper via PSN

TQ: Sony recently confirmed that the downloadable Vita games purchased via the PlayStation store would be cheaper than their retail counterparts. However, after a recent PlayStation 3 system update (4.1) added Vita games to the PSN, one game in particular remains at the same price as the retail version. Check out the image.

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Lior2081d ago

We will see the prices of the UK PSN store for vita games in a few hours when the store updates it better be cheaper sony u always screw the UK gamer we have had no trade in offers unlike the US for the Vita and they have the option to buy it a week early

BlindGuardian2080d ago

retail version for me then

fear882079d ago

The retarded nature of this article is that it failed to check the price on PSN. The game is available to purchase on PSN and its selling for 44.99 while gamestop is selling it for 49.99.

BubloZX2080d ago (Edited 2080d ago )

Sony's PSN downloadables are always priced the same as retail. Infamous 2 was 59.99 only thing cut out is state tax. Honestly people did you think digital games where gonna be cheaper then retail? Look at steam MW3 and skyrim are still $60. All a digital future will bring is a greater profit to devs with no real benefit to us.

lashes2ashes2080d ago

It was all ready announced that the digital games will be cheaper than the retail ones. So do some reading before you start talking. There is a 10% discount on the Psn versions over the retail vita games. This article is about that.

BrutallyBlunt2080d ago (Edited 2080d ago )

You are correct. This is why the topic is talking about Uncharted: Abyss since it's one of the rarities where Vita games are the same price on PSN. $50 for a downloadable portable game is too expensive IMO.

Oh and Skyrim on Steam is currently 33% off:

http://store.steampowered.c...

Now tell me, when will we see Skyrim on PSN for 33% off?

HarvesterOSarow2080d ago

Downloading a big retail game can be satisfying sometimes, especially when it's at a cheaper price. But looking at the technical specs of Uncharted:GA and the price and space of the memory cards, it's just better to buy the cartridge. Plus you won't have to wait for 20 minutes or more for the 4GB to transfer every time you move it around.

That's just my opinion though, as I'm going to buy smaller games through "SEN", and purchase retail titles in the store.

BubloZX2080d ago (Edited 2080d ago )

It will not be cheaper in the end my friend. you see the size of the game right? 3.2 gigs. That means your gonna have to buy an 8 gig memory stick just to play it as a 4 gig will not be nearly enough. 4 gig really ends up being like 3.5 gig then game saves and possible DLC, then if you want other games..... yeah the PSN verison is really gonna make it cheaper. This would have worked if they included on board memory like the PSP Go

matey2080d ago (Edited 2080d ago )

not worth it nintendo said they will do full retail games 4 download and the 3ds and wiiu are equipped 4 it but they will be cheaper than retail.

SONY LEARN FROM THE MARKETING MASTERS THE COMPANY THAT HAS POSTED ONLY 1 YEAR OF LOSSES IN 121 YEARS.

Army_of_Darkness2080d ago (Edited 2080d ago )

You sound like as if you know that Nintendo already done it and kept they're word ?! Did I miss the wii u launch?!

MasterCornholio2080d ago (Edited 2080d ago )

That is very odd because in a YouTube video I saw the price of uncharted at 44.99$.

Which is why I find this article hard to believe.

XperiaRay

kidkash212080d ago

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

there's your link dude and you're right it's actually 44.99.

Another sony-hate-blog-wannabe

Coltrane_C2080d ago

Yeah Uncharted is discounted...Article debunked nothing to see here

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